There are those folks who turn on tennis for the magic, the form, the intrigue that is the game. Then there are those folks who turn on tennis for the magic, the form, the intrigue that is the outfit. Can you blame them? Tennis has graced us with such fashion vanguards as the Williams sisters, designer darlings like Maria Sharapova, and button-pushers like Bethanie Mattek-Sands. The tennis skirt, of course, is one of those feminine staples of the fashion world that labels have replicated (and shortened) starting with quintessential Chanel. August WAG reviews the evolution of the tennis skirt and how the sport has influenced fashion since its inception. The guys aren’t left out, either. So how will the heroes and heroines of the hardcourt fare this US Open? Speaking of guys, I think it’s time for a vanguard of their own. Rafa in cutoffs, anyone?
– Andrea Kennedy